Written in 1979-80 for Nordiska Koerkommitten. In three parts, with texts by Adolph Woelfli, Rainer Maria Rilke and Adolph Woelfli respectively. With program note and bio sketches on the poets. Text provided separately. Duration: ca. 14 minutes.
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In four movements: I. Allegro energico -- II. Lento molto -- III. Allegretto -- IV. Vivace assai. An early work by Norgard. Of advanced difficulty. Printed from manuscript.
This is a reduction by Steve Ferre of a three-movement concerto, originally composed in 1996-97 for two percussionists and orchestra. The percussion parts have remained unchanged; the ensemble has been reduced to wind quintet and string quintet. With program notes. Commissioned by and dedicated to…
A short, strophic piece on a text by Piet Hein. Dedicated to Finn Hoffding. Reprinted from the 1978 edition published by Wilhelm Hansen.
Dedicated to the Vocal Group Ars nova. Edited and with introduction by Ivan Hansen. On a poem by Swiss poet Adolph Woelfli (1864-1930). With program note by the composer. Duration: ca. 15 minutes.
With a program note in Danish. Performance notes in Danish and English. Dedicated to Anne Marie Fjord Abildskov. Premiered in September 2009. A set of three light-textured but challenging pieces. Duration ca. 9 minutes.
Per Norgard: Piano Sonata -- Toccata -- Sonate, Op. 6. Finn Lykkebo: Tableaux Pour Piano. Lars Askel Bisgaard: Stadier, Op. 1 -- Barcarole -- Walking.
…Klinget So Herrlich, Das Klinget So Schön -- III. Auf Dem Wasser Zu Singen -- IV. Et? (Tango Mortal -- V. l'?Embarqueme -- VI. O Alon -- VII. Lethe -- Quartetto Breve (string quartet no. 1), Lento, poco rubato / Per Nørgård -- Allegro risoluto -- 10 Preludes (string quartet no. 1) / Has Abrahamsen.
Mezzo-soprano Gjerris performs music from six decades of the career of Norgard. Various artists.
This piece may be sung by one unaccompanied voice, or by multiple voices in canon. Text by Jorgen Gustava Brandt. Printed from manuscript.
The ensemble Alpha plays music by Hans Abrahamsen, Per Norgard, Poul Ruders, and Bent Sorensen.
Kullberg plays works by Per Norgard, Arne Nordheim, and Kaija Saariaho. With the New Music Orchestra.
The Trio Con Brio Copenhagen performs music by Bent Sorensen, Per Norgard, and Hans Abrahamsen.
Det Norkse Solistkor and Oslo Sinfonietta perform works by Alfred Janson, Helmut Lachenmann, Per Norgard, Kaija Saariaho, and Iannis Xenakis. Hybrid SACD.
Mogensen plays concertos by Ole Schmidt, Anders Koppel, Per Norgard, and Martin Lohse. Rolf Gupta conducts the Danish National Chamber Orchestra.
The important festival of viola music celebrates its 10th year with this CD. Various artists perform music by Toshio Hosokawa, Penderecki, Kurtag, Per Norgard, Quincy Porter, Oedeon Partos, Ligeti, George Benjamin, Hikaru Hayashi and Schnittke.
Hein (1905-1996) was a Danish mathematician, physicist and poet. This disc presents music by Svend Asmussen, Per Norgard, Ole Heyde, Amdi Riis, and others. With Henrik Metz, piano; Irina-Kalina Goudeva, contrabass; and Kristian Jorgensen, violin.
Styffe plays music by Bernard Salles, Giacento Scelsi, Gyorgy Kurtag, Lera Auerbach, Olav Anton Thommessen, Jakob Kullberg, Per Norgard, Rolf Martinsson, and Teppo Hauta-Aho. With the Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra.
Per Norgard's fantastic 1987 work, Poeme for Marimba and other accompanying Percussion instruments. Norgard is one of the most influential contemporary Danish composers and this piece features elements of improvisation and the driven tones and abruptly changing textures which characterise the…
Sympathetic, conversational introductions to Vagn Holmboe, Niels Viggo Bentzon Per Norgard, Bent Lorentzen, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgren, Ib Norholm, Svend Neil sen, Ole Buck, Poul Ruders, Hans Abrahamsen and (essay by Hans Gefors) K. A. Rasmussen. Photographs by Jesper Holm. Selective worklists and…
In one movement. Dedicated to Per Norgard. Commissioned by the London Sinfonietta, with Christopher van Kampen as soloist, for their 20th anniversary season. The ensemble is scored for alto flute/piccolo, English horn/oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, tenor, percussion, piano, two violins,…